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Proceedings: Conservation, Restoration and Management of Tortoises and Turtles: An International Conference

ProceedingsOut of Print

Edited By: Jim Van Abbema

494 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

New York Turtle & Tortoise Society

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #38677 | ISBN: 0965905004
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About this book

Proceedings from an international conference held on 11-16 July 1993, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, USA. The 77 papers that are included cover topics such as: changes to vegetation; anthropogenic impacts and habitat alteration; impacts of military activities; direct losses to populations - disease, predation, and human exploitation; predation; turtles as a food resource; wildlife trade; application of demography, ecology, and genetics to conservation; species recovery and management strategies; buffer zones; landscape preservation; conservation programs; reserve planning; integrated management strategies and public policy; ecology, conservation and husbandry. Most of the submitted manuscripts have been subsequently updated by the authors to reflect current field data. See http://www.erols.com/jvanabbema/proceedings/overview.htm for more information.


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